'American Idiot' Announces North American Tour

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"American Idiot"

The musical will kick off in Toronto on Dec. 28 before ending in Seattle on June 10, 2012.

American Idiot, based on the songs by Green Day off its album of the same name, will tour North America, producers announced Monday.

The musical will kick off in the Toronto Centre for the Arts in Toronto on Dec. 28 and end in Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on June 10.

American Idiot officially opened on Broadway on April 20, 2010, with previews beginning March 24, 2010 before closing Sunday. The show won a Grammy for best musical show album, two Tonys, a Drama Desk award and an Outer Critics Circle award. The cast included Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong for a special engagement.

Castings and more dates will be announced shortly.

Here are the dates so far:

Dec. 28-Jan. 15, 2012  Toronto, ON – Toronto Centre for the Arts
Jan. 17-22  Detroit, MI – Opera House
Jan. 24-29  Boston, MA – Opera House
Jan. 31-Feb. 5  Raleigh, NC – Memorial Auditorium
Feb. 21-26  Minneapolis, MN – Orpheum Theatre
Feb. 28-29  State College, PA – Eisenhower Auditorium
March 2-4  St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
March 13-April 22  Los Angeles, CA – Ahmanson Theatre
April 24-29  Tempe, AZ – ASU Gammage
May 8-20  Dallas, TX – AT&T PAC
May 29-June 3  Costa Mesa, CA – Segerstrom Center
June 5-10  Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre